Melissa Hawboldt

Melissa Hawboldt (BA, Dr. TCM dip, R.TCM.P) graduated with honors Magna Cum Laude from the 5-year Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) program. She began her journey of health and wellness with a BA degree in honors Psychology. Now a Registered TCM Practitioner, she offers private treatments as a in a relaxing and empowering space at Absolute Therapy in Victoria, BC.

Melissa loves the holistic approach of TCM and its ability to reveal the underlying pattern of disharmony in an individual. She believes our natural state is that of harmony and if we provide the proper context – such as healthy diet, lifestyle and state of mind, we all have tremendous capacity for healing. In her clinical training she has worked with individuals dealing with a variety of issues such as insomnia, irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, addiction, anxiety, depression, stress, post traumatic stress disorder, kidney disease, chronic pain, night sweats, hot flashes, PMS, irregular menstruation, weight loss assistance and more.

When she’s not in clinic, you can find Melissa at Nezza Naturals, promoting all-natural and eco-friendly bath, body and home care products or enjoying the many markets and scenic walks Vancouver Island has to offer. Melissa would love to talk to you about TCM and what it can do for you. For more information please go to